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Blog: Kidney-Friendly Tips and Recipes

For holiday weekends or anytime, dietitian Lauren Elkins of Marina Del Rey Hospital offers some important reminders—and a few delicious recipes—that can help keep your celebrations kidney-healthy! Read her post in our Kidney Today blog.

Turning Knowledge into Action: Kidney Donor Becomes Advocate

Anthony Brown of Queens Village, N.Y., didn’t think much about kidney disease until he found out his mother’s kidneys were failing. Now, he is an active Advocate committed to educating others about kidney disease and kidney donation.

Take Action: Support Legislation for CKD Research and Treatment

Join us in supporting the Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2014. By signing onto this important piece of legislation, you will be helping to improve access to quality care for thousands of Americans with kidney disease. 

What Happens at Kidney Action Day?
Watch a Slideshow.

Kidney Action Day is a fun, free, family-friendly event with a serious purpose: helping people understand their risk for kidney disease and the steps they can take to help prevent it. Watch a slideshow of our recent event in metro Washington, D.C., and help us spread the word about upcoming events in Atlanta (Sept. 23) and Houston (Oct. 5).

Free Nutrition Tracking App for Dialysis Patients

For dialysis patients, getting the right amount of nutrients and limiting daily fluid intake is critical. AKF has partnered with Sanofi Renal to bring a free app for iPhone and iPad, Kidney APPetite, to dialysis patients, nephrologists and renal dietitians.

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AKF works with organizations nationwide to carry out our mission. Learn more about our partner organizations.

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